Kenneth Johnston v Floorwise Limited (In Voluntary Liquidation) Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceUD 1826/2010
Legal BodyEmployment Appeals Tribunal (EAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionUnfair Dismissal, Redundancy and Reorganisation, Recruitment and Selection
The claimant commenced employment as a sales representative with the respondent company in early 2006. Almost from the beginning, the claimant exceeded his targets and sales and maintained this standard throughout his employment. From 2007 onwards, the company began to experience a substantial decrease in sales revenue with a 50% decrease from 2007 to 2010.
The respondent told the Tribunal that towards the end of 2009, the former managing partner arranged a meeting with the claimant to discuss the deteriorating situation. It was at this meeting the claimant was presented with two options, either to leave with a clear monetary package or remain on and take over contract customers. The MD told
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